This week Sevier County Rotarians delivered 1,200 Merriam-Webster Dictionaries to third-graders in all our local schools as part of the organization’s National Dictionary Day.
As we prepare to go the the polls in Tennessee, there are four amendment initiatives on the ballot. All four are important and every citizen should take a few minutes to read, understand, and make an informed decision. This goes for any ballot you cast; take the time to make an informed decision. Vote in accordance with your "educated" conscience; do not just pick the candidates with an R or a D in front of their names.
As the Nov. 4 election approaches, the Sevier County Election Commission is open now for early voting.
Ebola is getting big headlines throughout the national media, and for good reason.
Lately, there have been some thought producing, although somewhat laughable to me, letters to the forum.
With heartfelt gratitude, Sevier County Right to Life would like to publicly thank all the many people who made our Luau for Life dinner and auction such a success.
It is becoming routine to read the news and think I am reading a Robin Cook or Tom Clancy book from twenty years ago. An airplane as a weapon of mass murder? Clancy in 1994. An outbreak of a virus that not only kills quickly but in a terrifying manner of hemorrhaging? Robin Cook's "Outbreak" in 1987.
Monday marked the start of the School Nutrition Association's National School Week.
Everyone is invited to show support for our National Guard Troops on the Texas Border.
The efforts of the Pigeon Forge Rotary Club and the Forever Parks foundation to construct an all-inclusive playground in Pigeon Forge are to be commended.
Those producing terrorism would prefer to be enemies waging wars, but that distinction should not be given, they are criminals committing crimes.
Every year around this time, tourists and other visitors from throughout the country descend on Sevier County and the Great Smoky Mountains for one of nature’s ultimate art shows: the changing of the colors of the autumn leaves.
I am a landlord who owns a building with apartments and established businesses.
Kudos and thanks to The Mountain Press, friends, neighbors and many visitors to the area who helped us have a very successful yard sale last week.
I would like to express my sincere thanks to the Downtown Sevierville Committee. A wonderful time was enjoyed by many citizens Thursday, Sept. 25, at the Art Crawl, which was held to raise money for Revitalization of the downtown area.
I’ve been thinking about the leading cause of home fires — cooking — and want to make sure your readers can take simple steps to be safer when cooking.
Not to get too romance novel on you, dear reader, but today’s column is about a love affair.
As Sevier County teachers and administrators met with U.S. Rep. Phil Roe Monday night at Northview Academy, some things were abundantly clear — morale in Tennessee public education is low, teachers are fed up with burdonsome bureaucratic oversight, and there are no clear answers on how to fix the problem.
According to the Tennessee Children's Advocacy Centers, every hour of every day, there is allegation of child abuse in Tennessee.
As I’ve expressed many times before, I’m what most people would classify as something of a geek. We always had a computer in my house, starting with a Commodore 64 when I was in kindergarten, and my Dad was always encouraging me to read and buying educational toys.
“When are you going to take your family to Disney World?”
I just read your Oct. 3rd article entitled Sen. Alexander speaks to local GOP. As always, your reporting is spot on accurate with quotes, and described the tenor of the event as it was. However, near the end of the article you wrote “It was for that reason, Osborn said, that Tea Party Republicans should vote for Alexander.”
The Sevierville Downtown Commons Association is doing yeoman’s work in trying to re-establish downtown Sevierville as a place to be.
The FBI paints a dismal picture of the lives of some of the United States’ most exploited residents.